Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, 5/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA
TV: AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh
PNC Park is the location where the Pittsburgh Pirates (17-24) will attempt to defeat the Colorado Rockies (19-22) on Wednesday. The men taking the mound will be Ryan Feltner and Zach Thompson.
As a team, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.7 runs/g, which has them sitting at 8th in MLB. They have 191 runs while having a team OBP of .326. The Rockies have accrued 67 doubles as a squad and have hit 40 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 179 runs batted in as well as 363 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .262. Colorado has a slugging % of .405 and have been called out on strikes 316 times, while taking a walk on 120 occasions.
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The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.81 over the course of the season (26th in the league), and their staff has struck out 287 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 134 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.14 as a squad this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.14 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.48. Rockies pitchers have yielded 39 home runs and also 220 runs (27th in the league).
Rockies bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 35 times and also have had 37 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have notched 17 holds on the year (25th in MLB). The Rockies bullpen have a save percentage of 77.8% and stepped onto the hill in 35 save situations. They have earned 14 saves on the campaign and have blown 4 of 18 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 70 runners for the season with 32.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Rockies have dispatched 132 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
The Colorado Rockies have amassed 1,077 putouts this year, as well as 425 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .979 which has them ranked 28th in the majors, and have 50 double plays. The Rockies have turned 65.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 3,231 innings on the diamond, ranking them 30th in pro baseball.
Feltner has pitched in 11 frames and has earned 13 K's in his MLB career. Feltner (0-2 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 7.55 while he has gone up against 56 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 9.53 (12 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 2.029. He has surrendered 16 hits (12.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 7 walks.
Pittsburgh has tallied 32 HRs this season to go along with 124 RBIs. They have hit 56 doubles, while taking a walk 131 times and putting up 135 runs. The Pittsburgh Pirates have compiled a team OBP of .296 and a team batting average of .226 on the year. The Pirates hold a team SLG% of .353 and they are recording 3.29 runs per outing (29th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 353 occasions (13th in the league) and have tallied 300 hits.
The Pirates are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.384 in addition to having a FIP of 4.17 as a unit on the season. They sit at 21st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 341. The Pittsburgh pitching staff have conceded 222 runs for the year while having an ERA of 4.84 (193 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.05 (320 strikeouts against 156 walks). They have surrendered 39 homers and they surrender 5.57 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball).
Pittsburgh has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 15 save chances and they have tallied 11 saves. They sit at 7th in baseball holding a save rate of 73.3%, and they have sent 136 relief pitchers onto the field this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 39 times in high leverage situations in addition to 44 occasions with runners on. Pittsburgh bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 37.3% out of 67 inherited base runners. With 35 save situations, the Pirates have 17 holds and 4 blown saves.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have turned 29 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .976 (30th in baseball). The Pirates have racked up 348 assists, 35 errors and have a total of 1,077 putouts so far this year. Out of their 3,231 innings on the field, the Pirates have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (24th in the majors).
Thompson (5-11 career record) has a 3.72 ERA while conceding 8.0 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.14 and he has faced 457 hitters so far in his career. He has allowed 44 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.288 and having a FIP of 4.0. During his career, Thompson has surrendered 95 base knocks while he has earned 90 punch outs in 106 innings pitched.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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